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Documentary LGBTQ 
Rated: 18+ (R)19961h 42mOn: Rent or Buy Only

This documentary highlights the historical contexts that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals have occupied in cinema history, and shows the evolution of the entertainment industry's role in shaping perceptions of LGBT figures. The issues addressed include secrecy – which initially defined homosexuality – as well as the demonization of the homosexual community with the advent of AIDS, and finally the shift toward acceptance and positivity in the modern era.The Celluloid Closet featuring Lily Tomlin and Tony Curtis is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 2 others. It's a documentary and history movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (6,083 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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Jeffrey Friedman

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#3,774 Ranked Movie

#105 Ranked in LGBTQ Movies

#297 Ranked in Documentary Movies

#354 Ranked in History Movies

The Celluloid Closet has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (6,083 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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